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. * all owe (applause) [cheering and applauding] >> thank you so much. there is a note from willie brown that says, tom, be short. [laughter] >> i don't know, scott. every time i see you, i want to take off my clothes. i don't know what that is. [laughter] >> you can read into that whatever you wanted to. i think you should see from the remarks that preceded me that one strong attribute of both these extraordinary men was a sense of humor and a sense of irony. i've often thought about the differences in their background and how they came together in that context that juxtaposition in history. you know, san francisco, as the former mayor and speaker mentioned, was very eclectic, electric at the time, women's movement, the lgbt movement, the civil rights movement, and, you know, things were happening, boys and girls. harvey's election i think made people take notice. i think that george's, george's proclivities were always in and around social justice. i know that he was raised catholic. so was i. 16 years of catholic school has made me the man i am today. [laughter] >> and harvey influen
of what we've been able to accomplish in those years. seeing how mayor brown became mayor and my lucky charm of being now the first asian mayor of the city, understanding -- thank you. (applause) >> understanding now that we have the first african-american as president of the united states has now been reelected. [cheering and applauding] >> and this is in addition to all of the local regional lgbt persons that have been elected and a pointed to this wonderful city and the region. * appointed i think they would smile, that they would see that their efforts to make this city much more equitable for everybody has been already accomplished. and like supervisor wiener said, the job isn't done, but there's been a lot that has been done. and we're proud of it and we want to keep it going. and just look at the crowd here today celebrating this. you see how diverse the city is and continues to be, and that we pledge in our own official capacities, we're going to always keep these doors open. we're going to always work to make our diversity benefit the rest of the city for generations and gene
brown. we begin with negotiations to avert the so-called fiscal cliff both republicans and white house hold their lines and no formal talks yesterday. president obama said he wasn't ruling out some reductions in entitlement programs such as medicare and social security, meanwhile house speaker john boehner has to win over hard liners in his own party. susan mcginnis is following it all. >> reporter: hi. good morning. there are some glimmers of common ground here among the two sides that could form the basis of a deal. the president is now talking about actually lowering the tax rate for the top 2% not now but later. and republicans are now taking some heat over their latest plan a lot of it from within their own party. >> five, four -- >> reporter: house speaker john boehner led the countdown to the lighting of the capitol hill christmas tree last night. >> one. >> reporter: but a different countdown weighs on the minds of these lawmakers, the countdown to the fiscal cliff. a series of tax increases and spending cuts due to kick in at the end the year. >> god bless us, everyone. >> rep
the likes of him again. i'll see him everywhere, in every moment i hear willie brown speak. that was beautiful, willie, what you said. and the stories that my friend barbara tells of she and husband dick leaving the life of luxury in cleveland to run muni for dad. or of the dmv when a woman behind the counter looks twice at the name of my driver's license and looks up and tells me of the day she met george on the street or worked on george's campaign. or about the time in her life in our city's life when things seemed more touchable, more human, or just tells me that she's honored to meet george moscone's son. or on the first preview of the play that my dear friend tony wrote about george and me, a play called ghost life, and the first public performance up in ashlan, oregon. halfway through the second act, at long last, george shows up and the fractured city hall backdrop begins to fill with floating lights outlining the golden gate bridge and we hear tony bennett sing his legendary recording of "i left my heart in san francisco." and then the character of george, sometime
and then it's going to be hel up and we know, as i said before, this is loosesy and charlie brown, the football is going to be pulled out and land on their tuckus, and then they're going to pass a little thing, you know, to move it down six months. >> and using those technical terms. and jonas, pushing back the deadlines, what does it mean to the economy? especially if we don't know in it will be a deal in a month or a deal to do a deal in another year? >> there's absolutely no good at this point in pushing along the current system and waiting to fix it later. yeah, no one wants higher taxes, but we're not in a deep reception right now. we absolutely are going to die if things start to chang and in fact, the underlying real problem, the growing deficit on the path to greece, the goal gets worse once we kick the can away. that will be the overriding probleming not the slowing economy not people spending money, but sure, that might not happen in the first two months, but it will eventually happen if we keep kicking down the can. we want to prove to the world that we have a solution
tragedy. jerry brown has been killed in a car accident. he was riding in a car driven by josh brent. police think alcohol was involved, and he says after hitting a curb at a high speed, their car travelled nearly 900 feet. take a listen. >> our officers on scene felt as if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident, so he was asked to perform some field sobriety tests. based on performance in those tests, along with our officers observations, and the conversations they had with him, he was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. >> he has been arrested on suspicion of intoxication manslaughter. a second degree felony charge. he could face a sentence from two to 20 years. a update now, new video released by the kansas city police show jovan belcher hours before he apparently killed his girlfriend and then himself. the first dash cam video you see here shows police catching to belcher. he was not arrested, and he told police he was going to an apartment to the see a woman. listen to what police told him. >> you live right here? then you need to just go upstairs, dude
. want to show yao a live picture here from sacramento where governor jerry brown -- actually, that's the mayor, kevin johnson, the major of sacramento talking right now. jerry brown is also there. all of this over the lighting of the capitol christmas tree. the governor is getting some help from 10-year-old christian anderson from southern california. this year's tree is a 50-foot-al white fur from shasta county. it's decorated with ornaments made by children and adults who have developmental disabilities. >>> here in the bay area that rain blew through overnight and through the morning early hours. this is our chief meteorologist bill martin said and, bill, it really wasn't as bad as it was the weekend before. >> not even close but it messed up the morning commute it did rain pretty hard in the east bay and parts of the north bay but messes up that morning commute, and it did. the showers are starting to move out towards the south down here. i've had reports up in boulder creek up in the hills of some significant rain fall, moderate rain fall. down in this area i got a few e-mails
crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so fun. >> eliot: one of the reasons cited by senate republicans to ratify an u.n. treaty providing protection to people with disabilities they didn't believe big decisions should be made by a lame duck congress, really? these are the same folks who were supposed to be in serious negotiations about the impending fiscal cliff. even mitch mcconnell should acknowledge the hypocrisy in that one. over the fiscal cliff negotiations one thing has become crystal clear. the schisms are becoming more and more pronounce. there are three distinct groups, theological warriors who want to impose their views on the country. tee party zealots and remnant of the pro business moderates while their fiscal views are the last reasonable voice in the republican party. it's this last group who are willing to compromise and combine their ideologies with governing. it is this group bit by bit who are peeling away the extreme views of the rest of the party. th
browne dianis. thank you so much. let me ask judith to start with some homework that we couldn't do but we're counting on to you do. people come up to me and said, i was so angry about some of the suppression talk and attempts in those 30-some states. african-americans would say i got out there and i voted. what evidence do you have that it really worked in favor, or rather put it this way, against the republicans for trying to do that? >> well, number one, we know that they tried to do it so that they could have partisan advantage, but we do know it backfired because, number one, organizations like mine were able to stop them dead in their tracks by bringing litigation. but, two, we know that voters were standing in line. in fact, i stood in line in maryland for seven hours, and i will tell you, chris, that the discussion in that line and in an all-black precinct -- seven hours -- people said this is about voter suppression. they don't want us to vote. this is an old playbook. people are used to it. they see it coming and they say, no, we're not going to allow them to silence us an
words is cliffmas. in a fiscal cliffmas used in a tweet from the reformed broker, josh brown. according to the congressional daily, the hill, illinois senator dick durbin also jumped on the phrase this week, "21 days until christmas. 27 days until cliffmas. that's the fiscal cliff, december 31st." >>> research in motion stock taking a hit this year. it fell 18%. the blackberry maker hopes its new platform due out in january will boost its brand. rim trading against the other smartphone makers right now -- apple is on the up side by 1.5% today. a big bounce back. rim is down a little bit by .66% and samsung up .5%. if we want te our schools... ... what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. [ abdul-rashid ] i've been working since i was about 16. you know, one job or the other. the moment i could access the retirement plan,
. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> stephanie: didn't even involve brown liquor. >> no. >> stephanie: here's -- happy marriages. man arrested for slipping meth into his wife's cigarette. in bremerton. you know what? >> he was probably married to that woman from the bar. >> stephanie: you know, there are some things you can't work out. there are some differences that are too much. meth lover. not a meth lover. how are you going to work that out? >> gin shots. >> stephanie: okay. 20-year-old man has been charged with assault after allegedly put methamphetamine in his wife's cigarette without her knowledge. the man told his wife that he wanted her to experience a meth high so she would understand why he likes it so much. called police while they were at the house with their two children. >> oh! >> stephanie: her husband offered her a cigarette. when she started freaking out her husband told her he had put meth in the cigarette. ha ha! see what i did? [ ♪ circus ♪ ] >> some people need to have a license to hav
brown call you black and proud. i was filling in for bill press, and we were getting everyone is offended and at one point i said -- my point of view is i'm on the side of any israelis and palestinians trying to solve this problem peacefully. and news buster went crazy. because i was pro terror. so the next day i went on the air, and i told bill's staff i was going to try something to get them to write another article. and i said news busters is porn. and they ran it the next day. [ laughter ] >> they are like dana lohse. >> yes. >> stephanie: sexy liberal terrorist, john fugelsang said what? [ screeching ] >> stephanie: my headline was -- inane liberal stephanie miller republican party wants to turn pour people into mulch. [ laughter ] >> and they only want to turn working people into mulch. that is really incorrect. welcome to right to work you goobers. here is what you signed up for. cops and fairmen this includes you in michigan now too. you damn fools here is what you paid for. >> in other words turn them into mulch. >> stephanie: exactly. >> i'm going to
versus virginia. employment discrimination, 13 years after brown versus board of education. the supreme court had a marriage case on its bokt in 1956. but kicked it. because it didn't want to touch it with a ten-foot pole so waited for more states to come around. it's also the year that guess who's coming to dinner comes out. there's a cultural legal convergence. we're at that moment for the gay community now. one of the historians in the gay marriage trial, nancy kauts, a historian of marriage, she said one of the emancipated slaves after -- the slaves flocked to get married. she testified that one of the emancipated slaves said the marriage covenant is a foundation of all of our rights. so i totally agree with rea that this is just the beginning but it is an important cornerstone to building full equality for lgbt citizens. >> this question of sort of how enslaved people thought about marriage, the extent to which they engaged in formal marriages and then the extent to which ones given the freedom it became one of the first things that free people did to represent their freedom is ins
on a japanese iphone case that doubles as an emergency snack. it's a traditional cracker made of brown rice and salt. not much to look at and not much protection for your phone either. >> tastes like chicken. swedish cop goes above and beyond the call of duty to give a guy a parking ticket. this picture says it all. you think cops in snowy sweden have ticket quotas to fill. >> the man wanted to give a ticket real bad. the new push to free an american imprisoned for year in cuba. for some of you your local news is next. for the rest stick around, you're watching cbs "this morning saturday." >> you have some exciting things to do this weekend? >> come on everybody is mad at me because i'm going to the stones tonight. >> they are green with envy. >> let's talk you have music that makes you feel better? you get pumped up with music in the morning >> absolutely. right now ingrained in my brain right now is kanye. can't get it out of my head. >> does it affect your mood? >> it makes me happy and relaxed. especially when i'm sleep deprived. >> get that. i like to get really pumped
from bull's best said. polls-simpson said brown the base, lower the rates. we now have the president's proposing raising the rates and opposing a base-broadening measure. republicans want to keep the rate same and run the base, but that is different. bowles-simpson had it right. i look at the logic of the white house with regard to the idea of capping a itemized deductions. i would like to take a look at it from a cost-benefit point of view. we're looking at tax expenditures, and we should benefits inst of doing it. they're against it for two reasons, the first one was effected some taxpayers making less than 2 hen $50,000, which is true. this would be a $50,000 cap, said the people we're talking about are people who are using way above average levels of itemized deductions at that level. when -- to the analysis using the tabulated data, i get about 1.2 million taxpayers with incomes under $250,000 over the $50,000 cap. according to the white house, they are proposing to get around that by a method that costs $200 billion over the 10 years. if you apportion that to protect these 1.2
you. stonewall clerk will welcome you as well. and riley will give the polling results, and ron brown will do the interview and then we will have a panel discussion. it will be a terrific day. please turn these babies off. again, welcome. is executive vice president of allstate. joan has been a terrific partner with us over the last four years. she is responsible for all relations for allstate. prior to joining that company, she did similar work with monsanto. she is a consummate marketing and communications strategist, which is what this town of washington is all about. that you very much, and dwell come our friends here. -- and welcome our friends here. [applause] >> ok, good morning, and thank you so much for that kind introduction. "the atlantic" and "national journal" have been terrific partners in this effort. i thank them very much for that, and many thanks to edward reilly, who will take us through the data today, and also for jeremy, an associate, who was the lead researcher on the pole. -- poll. we have interviewed 25,000 americans. we have a very rich body of knowledge abou
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